The decision of Palletways member Rase Distribution to introduce a 750kg weight limit on domestic tail-lift deliveries has once again put the question of what constitutes a safe pallet weight before the haulage sector. The Lincolnshire firm, which was bought by Hazchem member HW Coates this year, introduced the limit after its new owners carried out a risk assessment on tail-lift deliveries. “HW Coates operates in an extremely safety conscious industry and it was shocked by the risks drivers are […]
A van driver was killed in Calais this morning as a result of a migrant blockage on the A16.
Standards of compliance remain a pressing problem in the light commercial vehicle sector, judging by a recent crackdown on the M4 in which more than 100 fixed penalties were issued for a range of road traffic offences.
Fortec member Team C Express has joined the United Pallet Network (UPN), in addition to its Fortec membership.